Prof. Ahmed Al-Harrasi received his BSc in Chemistry from Sultan Qaboos University (Oman) in 1997. Then he moved to the Free University of Berlin from which he obtained his MSc in Chemistry in 2002 and then his PhD in Organic Chemistry in 2005 as a DAAD-fellow under the supervision of Prof. Hans-Ulrich Reissig. His PhD work was on New Transformations of Enantiopure 3,6-Dihydro-2H-1,2-oxazines. Then he received the Fulbright award in 2008 for postdoctoral research in chemistry for which he joined Prof. Tadhg Begely group at Cornell University where he worked on Synthesis of isotopically-labeled thiamin pyrophosphate. He is currently Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry and the chairperson of the Chair of Oman’s Medicinal Plants and Marine Natural Products and Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Nizwa, Oman. He has several funded projects with a budget that exceeds two millions USD. He is a referee for more than 15 International chemistry and biotechnology Journals. He has authored and co-authored over 75 scientific papers.